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  • HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa named a 2016 Top Workplace

    HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa (VNS of Iowa) has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Des Moines Register.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Sinclair earns two major endorsements in re-election bid

    ALLERTON — State Senator Amy Sinclair was named a Friend of Iowa Agriculture by the Iowa Farm Bureau and a Friend of Iowa Business by the Iowa Associa ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Fry releases information on Legislative page program

    Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program.Each year the Io ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Evelyn Nebergall West Des Moines

    Evelyn Mae Nebergall, 89, of West Des Moines died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at her daughter’s home in West Des Moines.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • City of Woodburn procedures report released

    WOODBURN — Faller, Kincheloe and Co., PLC, released an agreed upon procedures report on the city of Woodburn for the period of April 1, 2015 through M ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Iowa Corn Growers Association Corn PAC endorses Joel Fry

    JOHNSTON — The Iowa Corn Growers Association’s (ICGA) Political Action Committee (PAC) has endorsed Joel Fry, a Republican from Osceola, for Iowa Hous ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • Grassley Des Moines regional director to hold office hours Sept. 26-28

    Sen. Chuck Grassley’s regional director based in Des Moines, Alec Kennedy, will be holding open office hours in Decatur, Clarke, Madison, Wayne, Lucas ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Employer-educator summit to be held Oct. 18 in Creston

    CRESTON — IowaWORKS Southern Hills and Southwestern Community College are hosting “The Road to Success is Always Under Construction Conference” in Cre ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • Sen. Ernst to hold town meeting in Decatur County

    LAMONI — U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-IA, announced she will hold a town meeting in Decatur County as part of her 99 county tour to speak with constituents ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • The late Diehl remembered

    Former mayor Fred Diehl was an instrumental spokesman for the city of Osceola. There’s going to be a void without Diehl’s presence in the community.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • Piece by piece

    Life has a funny way of directing you to a place you never thought you’d go.That’s the story of Alle ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • Sheriff

    David Allen Murphy, 32, of Afton was charged on a warrant for failure to appear in reference to the charge of driving while barred 6:14 p.m. Sept. 12.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:47 pm
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